Bibi Russell

Bibi Russell
  • Fashion Designer, Bibi Productions Fashion for Development, Bangladesh

1976, graduate, London College of Fashion. Face of Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and many more. Fashion designer. 1976-93, career as a model working with top brands. 1995, launched Bibi Productions, a brand that has allowed the revival of age-old heritage of Bengal weaving. 1996, launch of the first ready-to-wear collection, Weavers of Bangladesh, UNESCO headquarters, Paris. UNESCO support for several shows in Europe, including London Fashion Week. The brand has provided work for thousands of weavers and artisans. Development of handloom fabrics with colours that are non-chemically produced, taking the environment into consideration. Recipient of numerous awards.